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Salmon Burgers

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 8 minutes

Recipe makes: 3 burgers

What you need:

  • 5-ounce can boneless, skinless salmon, drained
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1/2 green or red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh, whole-wheat bread crumbs (you can also use whole-wheat panko breadcrumbs)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • Ground pepper and salt substitute to taste

Equipment and supplies:

  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Knife and cutting board
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Cooking spray
  • Nonstick skillet

What to do:

  1. Wash and chop the pepper and grate the lemon zest (if using).
  2. Combine all the ingredients except the olive oil in a bowl. Mix well. Form into 5 patties.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a nonstick skillet on medium heat. Fry the patties for 4 minutes on each side or until slightly browned.
  4. Serve the salmon burgers hot, either with a favorite vegetable or on top of a salad.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 130 calories
  • 16g protein
  • 2.5g fat
  • 0g sat. fat
  • 11g carbohydrate
  • 2g fiber
  • 40mg cholesterol
  • 240mg sodium
  • 1g sugars

Serves: 3

Serving size: 1 burger

Reviewed by: Meredith Parkinson, RD, LDN
Date Reviewed: 04-11-2015